Diabetes Day: Know Your Risks

Our 10th annual Diabetes Day was a huge success!

About Diabetes Day

Ohio Valley Hospital’s 10th annual Diabetes Day welcomed 150 community members! The event featured many new and FREE activities, alongside returning favorites. Visit our Facebook page for pictures!

New In 2018:

The ABC’s of Free Testing

  • A1c
  • Blood Pressure
  • Cholesterol

As well return testing favorites:

  • Dexa Scan and Foot Checks
  • Glucose test
  • Weight, Height, BMI, and Body Fat tests

An Expert Panel

Called “Diabetes Prevention and Lifestyle Management,” this panel included OVH’s Outpatient Dietitian, Susan Zikos, and Endocrinologist Dr. Kaye-Anne Newton. Dr. Newton also made herself available that morning for an “Ask the Doctor” table.

A Community Room

Filled with local groups who have the shared goal of keeping you safe and healthy.

An Information Area

A room chock-full of even MORE must-have Diabetes and Healthy Lifestyle pamphlets, guides, and booklets.

 

Returning Favorites:

  • Cooking Demonstrations with free tastings*
  • Educational sessions and lectures
  • Free samples and gift card raffles, including a Cuisinart Food Processor!
  • Vendor booths with diabetes supplies and services
  • Free Parking with lot shuttle

 

Speaker List:

9:00 a.m.: Dr. Georgievskaya, Ohio Valley Physician Services, “The ABC’s of Diabetes Care,” Room 107

9:45 a.m. Henry Mokube, PA-c, Ohio Valley Physician Services, “Foot Care for People with Diabetes,” Room 107

10:30 a.m. Dustin Murdoch, PharmD, Primary Care Pharmacy Services, “Updates on Diabetic Medicines,” Room 107

11:30 a.m.: Kathryn Matuszweski, “My Plate,” JRA Auditorium

11:45 a.m.: Tom DeGori, “Healthy Cooking” Food Demonstration, JRA Auditorium

12:20 p.m.: Panel, “Diabetes Prevention and Lifestyle Management,” JRA Auditorium

Thank you to our 2018 Diabetes Day Vendors!

Ohio Valley Hospital’s ADA Recognized Diabetes Program

Ohio Valley Hospital’s Pain Treatment Center

Ohio Valley Hospital’s Physician Services

Ohio Valley Hospital’s The Wound Care Center

Ohio Valley Hospital’s Willow Brook Geropsychiatric Unit

The Willows Senior Living, an Ohio Valley Hospital affiliate

AstraZeneca

Eagle Medical Equipment

Gallagher Home Health Services

Insulet/OmniPod

Lily Pharmaceuticals

Primary Care Pharmacy Services

Rite Aid Pharmacy

Sanofi Diabetes

Sanaljon

Sewickley Eye Group

Tandem Diabetes Care

United Healthcare Community and State

Western & Southern Life

Thank you to our 2018 Diabetes Day Community Partners!

All of Us Precision Medicine Research Study

Central Blood Bank

Focus on Renewal

Quality Insights

Sto-Rox Neighborhood Health Council

University of Pittsburgh Asthma Institute

Western Area YMCA

Location and Contact Us

For more information and to pre-register, call 412-777-6205.

Diabetes Day is held in our Josephine Roseta Auditorium
Located on the 1st floor of the Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing Building
25 Heckel Road, Kennedy Township, PA 15136

If you’re looking for current help with nutrition and healthy lifestyle choices please visit:

Outpatient Dietitian

If you are interested in learning more about diabetic care, please visit:

Diabetes Education

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2017 Diabetes Day Speakers* and Topics Were a Big Hit!

9:00-9:45 a.m.: Dr. Richard Bowers – “Diabetes and the Eye: 2017”

9:45-10:30 a.m.: Trevor Scott, Clinical Pharmacist – “Current and Emerging Treatments of Diabetes”

10:15 a.m.: First Round Door Prize Announcements!

10:30-11:15 a.m.: Dr. Linda Belayev – “Diabetic Nephropathy: The link between Diabetes and Kidney Disease”

11:15 a.m.-12 noon: Dr. Monica Chopra, – “Common Diabetes Questions Answered”

12noon-12:15 p.m.: Door Prize Announcements!

12:15-12:45 p.m.: Thomas DeGori – Lively food demonstration with Healthy Foods

12:45-1:00 p.m.: Rachel Chen, Dietetic Intern – “Portion Distortion”

Thank You to our 2017 Diabetes Day Vendors*

Ohio Valley Hospital’s Pain Treatment Center

Ohio Valley Hospital’s The Wound Care Center

Ohio Valley Hospital’s Willow Brook Geropsychiatric Unit

Ohio Valley Hospital’s ADA Recognized Diabetes Program

The Willows Senior Living

At Home Senior Services

Pittsburgh Kidney Care

Primary Care Pharmacy Services

Sanofi Diabetes

Sto-Rox Family Health Center

Eagle Medical Equipment

Streamline Fitness

Hanger Prosthetics and Orthotics

Rite Aid Pharmacy

Quality Insights

Sanaljon

Western Area YMCA

Carnegie Mellon Diabetes Study

University of Pittsburgh Asthma Institute

UnitedHealthcare Community and State

Sewickley Eye Group

Thank You to our 2017 Diabetes Day Sponsors

Paragon Food Service

Konsyl Heart Healthy Fiber

Owen-Mumford Lancets and Pen Needles

Heartland Food Products – Stevia

Giant Eagle

One Touch Glucometers

Abbott Pharmaceuticals